GLSA-201701-16 : libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 96373


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-16 (libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libTIFF. Please review the CVE identifier and bug reports referenced for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted image file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All libTIFF users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/tiff-4.0.7'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96373

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-16.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/10

Modified: 2017/01/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:tiff, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4243, CVE-2014-8127, CVE-2014-8128, CVE-2014-8129, CVE-2014-8130, CVE-2014-9330, CVE-2014-9655, CVE-2015-1547, CVE-2015-7313, CVE-2015-7554, CVE-2015-8665, CVE-2015-8668, CVE-2015-8683, CVE-2015-8781, CVE-2015-8782, CVE-2015-8783, CVE-2015-8784, CVE-2016-3186, CVE-2016-3619, CVE-2016-3620, CVE-2016-3621, CVE-2016-3622, CVE-2016-3623, CVE-2016-3624, CVE-2016-3625, CVE-2016-3631, CVE-2016-3632, CVE-2016-3633, CVE-2016-3634, CVE-2016-3658, CVE-2016-3945, CVE-2016-3990, CVE-2016-3991, CVE-2016-5102, CVE-2016-5314, CVE-2016-5315, CVE-2016-5316, CVE-2016-5317, CVE-2016-5318, CVE-2016-5319, CVE-2016-5320, CVE-2016-5321, CVE-2016-5322, CVE-2016-5323, CVE-2016-5652, CVE-2016-5875, CVE-2016-6223, CVE-2016-8331, CVE-2016-9273, CVE-2016-9297, CVE-2016-9448, CVE-2016-9453, CVE-2016-9532

GLSA: 201701-16